A federal judge on Friday dismissed a racketeering lawsuit brought by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes against the political research firm that enlisted a former British spy to look into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Backers of the Better Boundaries initiative passed by voters in 2018 said Friday lawmakers appear ready to undo the new independent redistricting commission and other changes to the process of redrawing congressional, legislative and State School Board boundaries.
Michelle L. Price and Bill Barrow, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 4:42pm
As the Democratic presidential primary advances toward Super Tuesday, Joe Biden wants voters to choose a loyal Democrat. Preferably him, of course, but mostly just not Bernie Sanders or Mike Bloomberg.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 4:06pm
The Iowa Democratic Party is agreeing to recount the results in about two dozen of almost 1,700 precinct caucuses as part of the ongoing process to resolve the weeks-long question of who won Iowa's tarnished presidential caucuses.
Michelle L. Price and Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 3:30pm
Candidates have hustled past tourists and slot machines to ask housekeepers and cooks for their votes in the back of flashy casinos. They've made their pitches over plates of tamales, tacos and soul food. They've walked a picket line in the street with union workers. And then, with unsurprising showmanship, there was that flock of pigeons with tiny MAGA hats.
Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 2:48pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he was briefed by U.S. officials “about a month ago” that Russia has been trying to help his campaign as part of Moscow's efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.
President Donald Trump rallied supporters in the battleground state of Nevada on the eve of the state's caucuses and predicted chaos once again for Democrats for their management of the voting process,
Alexandra Jaffe and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 2:14pm
Mike Bloomberg said Friday he’d free three women from confidentiality agreements that bar them from speaking publicly about sexual harassment or discrimination suits filed against him over the last three decades.
Christina A. Cassidy and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 1:21pm
Nevada Democrats are hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa caucuses, as voters gather across the Silver State on Saturday to make their presidential preferences known. Iowa's process cratered this month following a rushed effort by state Democrats to deploy a mobile app for caucus volunteers to report results. Democrats in Nevada were going to use the same app developer as Iowa did, but quickly sidelined those plans. They will still be relying to some extent on technology to assist in counting and reporting results, though, and like Iowa, they will have paper backups.
Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 1:20pm
As a diverse crowd filled a college student union this week, they swapped stories of seeking refuge in the U.S. or living in households that were a mix of U.S. citizens and people in the country illegally. They hoped to share their experiences with presidential candidates seeking support ahead of Saturday's Nevada caucuses.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 7:11pm
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming slow but steady progress toward implementing a peace agreement signed a year ago by Central African Republic’s government and rebel groups, but he is “seriously concerned” about continuing hostilities and violence.